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good morning. i'm rebecca jarvis. >> i'm anthony mason. here are a few of the stories we'll be looking at on cbs "this morning saturday." the surprising jobs number is putting a whole new dynamic to the presidential race. >> abu hamza al masri a long sought terror suspect has been extradited to the u.s. he'll stand trial in civilian court. >> texas cheerleaders display bible verses on the football field, bringing a new glare of controversy under the friday night lights. >> returning marine surprises his kid brother for an emotional reunion with a very happy ending. all that and so much more on cbs
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"this morning," saturday, october 6, 2012. and good morning. welcome to the weekend. nice to be with you. >> we're here again. back again. >> one more time. we have breaking news a verdict in the trial of pope benedict's butler. we begin this morning with the race for the white house. and the abrupt turn brought on by the latest jobs numbers. the labor department said friday the nation's unemployment rate fell to 7.8% in september. that's the first time it's fallen below 8% since just after president obama took office in 2009. it's a bit of a relief for the president who is trying to move past a bad performance at the first presidential debate. his opponent mitt romney says the job numbers are deceiving. jan crawford is traveling with the romney campaign in orlando, florida. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. it has been a pretty tough week for the president. he's been trying to put that rocky debate performance behind
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him. that disappointed his supporters and energized his critics. we got that good news. yesterday he did. he seized on it. >> more americans entered the workforce, more people are getting jobs. >> reporter: at a campaign rally in the swing state of ohio the president also used the jobs report to make a political point with the not so subtle message to mitt romney. >> today's news should give us some encouragement. it shouldn't be an excuse for the other side to try to talk down the economy. just try to score a few political points. it's a reminder that this country has come too far to turn back now. >> reporter: the struggling economy is considered the president's soft spot and number one issue for voters. it's a centerpiece of romney's campaign, they hit the president hard throughout on employment including in this week's debate. >> we have 43 three straight
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months above 8%. i'll help create 12 million new jobs in this country. >> reporter: the new jobs report with unemployment below 8% robbed romney of one of his most reliable campaign lines. he said friday the economy should be better and that the decline in the unemployment rate showed how much people are struggling. >> looks like unemployment is getting better. the truth is if the same share of people were participating in the workforce today as on the day that the president got elected our unemployment rate would be around 11%. that's the real reality of what's happening out there. >> reporter: now advisers tell me romney will continue prosecuting the case against the president on the economy. we saw him start that on wednesday night's debate. romney will be doing more debate prep here in orlando. the next presidential debate is week after next. we have a vice presidential debate later this week.
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>> jan crawford in orlando, florida. thanks. and joining us now, senior u.s. economist and from washington cbs news political director john dickerson. it is gate to have both of you with us. i want to begin with you elsen about the jobs report. how do you characterize it? >> i would characterize jobs in general remaining slow, too slow and been moving sideways on average since last year. but this was a better report. households told us we created a lot more jobs in september and not only that more people came back in the labor market to look for work. that's typically a sign of confidence on the part of households that their prospects for getting a job have improved. wages were up. the work week was longer. people were working longer hours. there were a lot of good pieces within this report. >> a number of jobs in the report were part time, two-thirds of the lower end of the unemployment rate came from
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these part time jobs. what does that say to you about the recovery? >> that's the trend in place. when the unemployment rate is high, it came down but still high it means it's an employers labor market and in order to get everybody employed they may have to take concessions and one of those concessions is working part time when you could wish you could get a full time job. some say it's better than nothing. we need to get more of those part time workers in full time position. many of those work's are happy to have something. >> we had a dip in manufacturing jobs created. that has been a big part of the recovery. we did see growth in construction jobs. what do you make of those two moves? >> the drop in manufacturing jobs was surprising but job growth in that sector has been slower since earlier in the year. a lot of it stemming from a general slow down in growth abroad which means foreign demand has been slowing. and so we've seen some job loss now in manufacturing as you said that's always been a bright spot
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until now. on the flip side construction. we got a housing recovery that is strengthening, and the jobs gains in construction have occurred for four straight months now. >> john, this is obviously just what the president needed to hear after a tough week as jan referred to. how significant do you think, you know, this is for the president at this point in the campaign in >> i think internally for the president and for democrats it's a bit of a feeder breaker after two days of suffering from his bad debate performance. i think more broadly, though, it probably won have a huge impact. it does rob mitt romney of hat line that he had been using about 8% unemployment but if you talk to the strategists they basically have felt that people's views about the economy are baked in at this point. that's been helping the president a little bit since mitt romney has been talk about how bad the economy is, that's been helping in terms of creating a floor for the president but it also means there's a bit of a ceiling, it means people won't get elated about the economy because the
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number dropped. >> john, i'm curious to know what factors weigh more heavily. is at any time debates or these jobs numbers. we have one more report before the election going to weigh more heavily? >> it's a good question. certainly for the people who are just tuning into the election and who watch the debate last week, for them the debate is the thing that's probably still top of mind. in the long run, though, of course the economy, the way people feel about the direction of the country which is related to their own economic picture that's still the biggest overall driver in this campaign, though. i until think right now in this moment, the debate is still driving a lot of people's vote. >> one more report before the election. as you said we got a trend going. we've seen these numbers. we're not expecting anything radically different next month? >> more of the same. so close to the election i would say after that first debate, in my think, voters will probably already solidify how they will
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vote after that first debate. coming on just the back side of that, this jobs report will help. but there's a lot of jobs reports that both candidates can wrap their thoughts around. there's always good and bad things in these jobs numbers so it's easy to find support there for either side. >> given the fall out from the last presidential debate in the obama administration how are they prepping vp biden for this and how might he play things differently now as a result? >> there has to be more specific prosecution of the argument against mitt romney calling the romney team out on some of these specifics whether it's on tax cuts or on medicare. i think one of the interesting dynamics to watch in the vice presidential debate is there's a difference between what paul ryan believes and what mitt romney believes and that is on these, on some of these important issues about taxes and health care and medicare. so that's an area where you can
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imagine vice president biden working to press ryan on the details and the inconsistencies between the two of them. >> really interesting point. thanks so much. coming up in our next half hour, round 2009 the presidential debate and how body language is so important in determining the winner. breaking news from rome. there's a verdict in the trial of pop benedict's former butler. paolo gabriele was convicted this morning of leaking the pope's private papers to a wrournlist. he's been sentenced to 18 months in prison. >> reporter: good morning. well the prosecution wanted three year sentence, the defense asked for an acquittal. the butler said he acted on behalf of the catholic church and the pope. he sawed i don't feel like a thief. the verdict was a foregone conclusion. paolo gabriele confessed but he was caught. the unanswered question is whether he acted alone. during his testimony the butler
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insisted he had no accomplices but in a statement to the vatican police he named half a dozen people including priests and cardinals who he said suggested he leak documents to an italian journalists. some 80 boxes were removed from paolo gabriele's apartment in vatican city. some documents bore pope benedict's own hand writing including the word destroy written in german. it revealed the secret workings of the vatican. >> the importance of this trial is the vatican showing it's taking a serious breach of trust, a serious crime, if you will, taking it very seriously. in the past there's been the idea anybody can get away with figure and that's clearly not the case. >> reporter: paolo gabriele said he acted to expose what he saw as evil and corruption in the church which was not being brought to the attention of the pope. he expressed annee to the pope
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for betraying his trust. it's expected the pope will par on the man. if paolo gabriele goes to jail it will be in italy since the vatican does not have a long term detention fast. >> what's likely to happen to the butler after he gets out of prison, do you think? >> reporter: well the consensus if he does go jail it won't be for very long. he'll almost certainly on past record get a job somewhere in the vatican buried deep where he won't get to see the public or have access to documents. the pope and church wants to look after his family and he's a citizen of vatican city and has a wife and three children. now to the war on terror. radical islamic preacher abu hamza al masri and four other suspects are back in the u.s. this morning to face terrorism charges. their planes arrived during the night outside new york and in connecticut. abu hamza al masri had been in a british high-security prison
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since 2004 but on friday all of their appeals ran out and britain's high court ordered them extradited to the u.s. immediately. bob orr is in washington. bob, good morning to you. i want to understand who is abu hamza al masri. >> reporter: good morning. well, abu hamza al masri is a leading radical islam cleric. best known perhaps for his fiery preaching in north london mosque which was favored in the past by al qaeda operatives like richard reid and the 9/11 conspirators. he's been in a british jail since 2004. he's been charged by the u.s. government in a series of plots, one thing he's accused of conspiring to kidnap american tourists in 1998 and setting up an al qaeda training camp in oregon in 1999. he started with aiding taliban and al qaeda efforts in afghanistan. >> how come it has taken so long
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to bring masri to the united states? >> reporter: this has been a long fight. he's been fighting extradition since his m dictment because he knows frankly he faces a life sentence here in the u.s. one of his alleged co-conspirators has already been convicted and he's sentenced to life in prison. masri is an interesting character. he lost both hands and one eye fighting the soviets in afghanistan and he says he suffers a number of physical ailments. he lists diabetes and depression among them. his supporters argued if masri came to the u.s. he would be subject to human rights violations in prison. so they used those arguments to drag these things out. >> who were the other suspects that were brought back? >> reporter: two of them are terrorism financiers. and the other is accused of bombings in tunisia.
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they are charged with conspiring to kill americans and another one is accused of attempting to use a weapons of mass destruction. people remember the 1998 attack. it was al qaeda's largest twirngs bombings of the embassies in east africa, caused the deaths of more than 220 people. a number of other al qaeda operatives have been convicted in the embassy bombing case, now these two fellows will go on trial. >> why are these cases so important to u.s. prosecutors? >> reporter: well, you know, probably the biggest thing is this is another chance for the department of justice to prove terror prosecutions can be handled successfully in civilian court. the prosecution of abu hamza is important because it counters the islamic narrative. he's been a big recruiter and successful prosecution on american soil will effectively silence his voice for a long time strike being another big blow against al qaeda. >> bob orr in washington.
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chaos continues for american airlines. in the last 30 days american has delayed more than 16,000 flights and cancelled more than 1,000 others. over the last few days seat problems have led to more than 90 flights being cancelled. joining us now is peter greenberg. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. >> what is american saying is causing these seat problems? >> reporter: believe it or not, soda and coffee. oil explain. according to american build up of so much spilled coffee and soda underneath the seats gummed up the tracking mechanism which allowed the seat to come loose. we're talking 48, 757 aircraft. >> really? >> really? we're supposed to believe somehow american airlines is different from every other airline and has a much bigger problem with this stuff? >> reporter: the real problem might be that out sourced the maintenance. the work that was done on these planes is not done by american
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maintenance personnel done by a separate company. american was able to i've the problem as the saddle. clamp on tracking mechanism. they fixed 42 of those 48 planes. the other six planes will be finished by noon today. >> these problems also came up after talks with the union fell through. is there any concern that sabotage might be involved? >> reporter: we're talking about two separate unions. the pilots unions are not back to the table. we're really talking about the maintenance situation and who is performing it. that was not a union situation. of course it gave the union ammunition to claim america was proudly boasted for all these years never out sourced their maintenance decided to do some of that maintenance out of the company. >> peter, american airlines issued this statement. they said by saturday october 6th we plan to have all of hour 48 boeing 757 back in service.
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we've identified the issue and we're seeking an faa approved locking mechanism to make sure no seat can be dislodged. do you buy that? >> reporter: i do. they figured out the fix. the faa fairfax on the saddle clamping mechanism. the real issue is the public relations issue. for the flying public of course the sub text here that they are asking these questions if the seats aren't fastened what about the wing. that's not the case. but these people are a little worried. >> if you have a flight booked on american right now, should you be worried? is it safe to fly the airline? >> reporter: i think it is. i would be flying it today. bottom line is most people who say they want to book away from american, remember this. there are severely discounted heavily booked advance tickets with penalties for change flights. bottom line is they will fly. >> peter greenberg.
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thanks. a deadly meningitis outbreak has spread to seven states. the centers for disease control says those states include michigan, indiana, tennessee, florida, north carolina, virginia and maryland. 47 people have been sickened in the outbreak, five have died. the fungal meningitis has been traced to steroid shots made at a massachusetts lab. the shots used to treat back pain were shipped to clinics in 23 states. it's about 18 after the hour and here's lonnie quinn our first check of the weather. >> good morning. let's get right to the satellite radar picture. the satellite shows you where the clouds are. radar shows you where the rain is. big string of rain. cold front. all right. this cold front will affect the northeast this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored by of the mid-atlantic. yes you see some rain on the picture. bigger story here is the temperatures. cold front separates warm air from cold air and we have temperatures in the 70s from boston down d.c. today.
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front comes through drop down to the 50s and for a place like fredericksburg, virginia, this is the best example i can show you. today, you'll hit 80 degrees. tomorrow it will be 58 degrees. it's not freezing out there but have gone from 80s to 58 in 24 hours. here's a closer look at the weather for your weekend. >> i got to tell you guys there's going to be a little bit of rocky mountain snow up to a foot in the higher elevations. there's a battle in a small texas town over football and religion.
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a judge has to decide whether cheerleaders can use religious messages during games. and with more how the controversy is playing out. >> reporter: good morning. the game was the first since a judge heard arguments about whether the cheerleaders must stop using biblical messages. around here religion and high school football are two things people are passionate about. friday night under the lights in texas with the band, the fans, the players and something different, a banner with a christian message written by the school's cheerleaders. >> we thought it would be a great message. >> reporter: that message is at the center of a legal battle. the school superintendent banned the religious themed banners last month when it was claimed they violated the separation of church and state. the judge allowed the practice to continue until he rules and last night there were more
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religious signs than ever before. and friends and family who say the cheerleaders messages on the banners are free speech. >> both the united states constitution and the texas constitution guarantee the right to freely express your religious viewpoint. >> reporter: the cheer leaders parents hired an attorney to keep the christian banners. he says because the girls decided to use the bible verses on their own and not at the school's request it's their protected speech. >> even at school football games. >> yes. >> reporter: still among the overwhelming support for the girls there's some that believe religion has no place here. >> once you start doing it, it's a slippery slope. here it's a very big christian community but what if somebody came out and said they want to put scripture on the koran
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orato or tora on it? >> what if you count do that? >> it would be crushing to our team and football team and to many of our citizens. >> reporter: the judge said he will hand down a ruling in two weeks but that likely will not end the legal battle as both sides say they will continue to fight to make their case. anthony and rebecca. >> coming up the world's largest underground water pipe manufacturer accused of fraud. costing taxpayers millions. cbs news investigative correspondent cheryl atkinson has exclusive details. >> brain injuries could cost your child their future. new evidence some sports should be modified before kids take part. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday". ,,
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>> romney won. >> your title as president you're entitled to you're own plane, you're own house but not you're own facts. >> so we talked to some body language experts. a lot of people say body language plays so heavily in how people perceive these debates. we'll speak with former fbi body language expert about the next move for both candidate before they get back into stage. it could play heavily how we see things going forward and how these debates, how the perception of them goes forward. >> it's not just what you say but how you say it. stay with us this is cbs "this morning saturday." we'll be right back. ,,,,,,,,
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. story caught our attention, nationals earlier this week, first division crown since they moved to washington in 2005. it's interesting because bernanke, ben bernanke, our fed chairman did something pretty rare, i think of a fed chairman. he wrote this essay in the "wall street journal" and said people decry the absence of leadership in washington these days. my response look no further than the home team dugout at national park. he's applauding what they are doing. >> ben bernanke is a baseball fan. who knew. >> he has loved the nationals ever since 2005. >> look, it's all about bringing economics into the ball game. and analyzing players from a fiscal point of view. this is a huge hollywood block bluster movie for brad pitt. >> if the economy had given
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strasberg their star pitcher we would be okay. >> and davy johnson. >> i'm a mets fan. >> davy johnson was the met as manager when they beat the boston red sox. >> let's not go there. >> but the fact is this guy is the second most successful manager of all living managers right now playing the game, so -- >> as soon as he showed up i knew the nationals would get it together. >> yeah. >> the mets, when they were playing -- he's an amazing manager and seems to take talent, bring it together. >> you can see why bernanke would single him out. he's a math guy in college. >> just shows you how people in washington are so depressed. it's not just economic it's sports. >> now they have something to hold on to. so we expect more of you washington. you got a winning team. figure things out for us. thank you very much. ♪
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♪ who is the champion? he's a champ on the links. watch this. michael phelps hit this putt in scotland on friday that kept going and going and going. he's just learning,000 play the game. but he's got the strokes. because after traveling 153 feet the putt dropped in. he celebrated like tiger woods. >> it's not fair. with his world records he may have set a record for the longest televised putt in golf history. >> some guys have all the luck. >> those greens were fast, i hear. >> scotland. >> welcome back to cbs "this morning saturday." i'm rebecca jarvis. >> i'm anthony mason. round two of the presidential debates isn't until october 17th.
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president obama is facing a dilemma. how does he improve on his first disappointing appearance. >> the president began this segment so i get the last word. >> as we were reminded it's not just what you say but what your body language says about you. it's been the case for presidential candidates since the very first televised debate in 1960. whether it's impatiently glances at a watch or unexpectedly approaching your rival. >> i believe i can. >> how politicians carry themselves can change how voters feel about them. with two more presidential debates to go, the body language is sure to evolve as we head into the next round of this three round fight. >> by most accounts mitt romney was viewed as the clear winner. according to a new cbs poll of
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uncommitted voters said romney won. how important is body language. a former fbi body language expert joins us and is the author of "what every body is sayi saying." >> it was so uncharacteristic. we see him bounding up airplane stairs and within the first three minutes the performance was flat. and that's really what everybody is commenting on is just how flat the performance was. how unenergetic and very uncharacteristic. we're used to seeing someone that's very dynamic, very charismatic and very open. >> in your experience when you see such a dramatic change in an individual what usually underlies that change. >> that's a great change. i think a lot of it has to do with concerns and worry.
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you know when we see that tension in the face and we see those compressed lips and we see the lack of eye contact, which we saw a lot of, there's either too much going on in the brain or there's too much concern and i think all those negative emotions were very much present there. >> what about facial expressions. he was looking down. >> that's not a good thing to do if you're doing -- in essence, a performance. very dramatic that he wasn't making great eye contact, he wasn't facing, he wasn't relaxing his face and all this speaks to the audience that there's issues there. what are the issues? what your concerned? what is your worry. we can't throw that out of our mine. it's there. everybody is talking about it. that's why it was in essence a poor performance. >> what do you make of mitt romney's performance. >> it was extraordinary when you
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consider how uncomfortable he seems in other performances. he's been ale little more stiff and so forth. his gestures were large. they were grand. they were expansive. and he looked directly at the president and so forth. and that's what you want. because gestures potentially give word. when the gestures are working with the words then they really add to the message. >> so if you were giving advice to boston these candidates for the next debate what would you tell them? >> well, for romney he's going to have to do the same thing all over again. for the president, you know, be yourself. be what we're used to seeing in 2008, a lot of energy, broad gestures. illustrate. and just make better eye contact. >> if you're in the room with him, what do you do, hold your face and look up?
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>> well, you don't rub the president's face. the first clue in the bureau. what we do say is look, you know you did bad. here's why you did bad. let's turn towards the other candidate, let's make good eye contact. no need to write something down that you're going to be talking about in 12 seconds. move on. >> we have to move on. thanks for being with us this morning. >> now we go lonnie quinn with another check of the weather. >> let's start off with the radar and satellite picture shine what's is going on. the biggest story going on is the cold front. this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored byes of the mid-atlantic. much colder air on the back side of this front. cold air and moisture. take a look at this picture at that front came through north dakota and this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored byes of minnesota yesterday.
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this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored byes of minnesota, this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored byes of north dakota picked up 10 to 12 inches of snow. i see snow right here. places like casper, cheyenne foot of snow or more. skiers and snowboarders love that. here's a closer look at your weather for the weekend. . happy saturday, everybody. rebecca, all yours. >> snow in minnesota already. wow. earliest i remember was halloween. all right. coming up next, why are water pipes that were supposed to last half a century bursting and
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costing taxpayers millions of dollars? cbs news correspondent sharyl attkisson investigates. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday".
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more than half of america's water pipes is being challenged in court by a former employee. designee claims the company has cut corners for years and is selling a potentially risky product. sharyl attkisson is here with an interview you'll hear only on cbs "this morning saturday." good morning. >> we rarely give the faucet a second thought. turn it on and water comes out. a whistleblower says the biggest pipe maker in the united states is behind a fraud so big that is posing a danger. few things are as crucial to everyday life than clean water. carried in plastic pipe.
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much of it made by jm eagle the biggest pipe manufacturer on the planet. but whistleblower john hendricks claims they harbored a terrible secret. >> is it fair to say you felt as though they are asking you to be a participant in fraud. >> absolutely. >> reporter: he was an engineer at jm eagle's product assurance division and in his first tv interview he said his own company cut corners to increase profit and some pipes had a high failure rate and was too weak to meet industry standards. >> what did you see in these test results? >> anywhere from 50% to 80% failure rate. you're buying a lottery ticket for odds going in the wrong way. >> reporter: across the country jm eagle customers have fought the odds. a nighttime rupture under a major san diego road.
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catastrophic breaks in california in 1999, 2013, '06 and '07 and '08. and in reno, nevada. >> like a bomb going off. >> reporter: jm eagle's pipe ploweded twice in two days of these installation workers. >> i was thrown about 15 feet. >> where did you land? >> i landed out here -- >> reporter: he was lucky to escaped with bruised ribs and a bloody nose. nevada attorney general worries about both safety and costs. jm eagle water pipe in nevada state prison in the desert broke 17 times in seven years. she says public budgets are already stretched to the limit and taxpayers can't afford to spend millions to repair pipes that is supposed to last 50 years. >> it's about pushing these pipes out the door.
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they didn't care whether they were effective. their only concern was whether somebody finds they were defective. >> reporte . >> reporter: hendrick said when the claims came in, he was encouraged to lie. after hendrix in writing he was fired. neil gordon is jm eagle's press representative. >> did your company falsify test results? >> never. >> reporter: gordon says jm eagle's pipe has low rate of failure and most customers are satisfied. >> pipe breaks for a variety of reasons. 99.9% of the incidents, pipe breaks because of improper installation. >> reporter: 45 government entities including nevada are unconvinced and are joining the whistleblower hendrick in suing
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concussions among young athletes. in the last ten years emergency room visits by children and adolts have shot up 63%. >> now a is your onan expert on head injuries and author of "concussion and our kids" is calling for drastic changes in sports programs for kids under 1 years old including modifying
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contact sports. great to have you with us. good morning. >> thank you. >> these are pretty dramatic changes you want to see go into effect. why? >> i think if young brains are just more vulnerable to serious injury. young brains are housed in big heads on weak neck and the same amount of force to a youngster will impart much more injurous effect to the brain. >> happens to the brain when it's hit in a contact sport like football. >> the brain in terms of concussion means to shake violently. that's what happens. this brain moves around inside the skull, banging up against the inside of the skull in the frontal and the temporal areas take the brunt of the force.
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>> you describe children's brains like bobble heads. >> yes. this is not a patriot. >> thank you. >> if you look at mark's head and i hit it, it shakes pretty violently. it shakes like that because the neck is very weak in this structure. if that neck were strong and firm it wouldn't go like that president that extra shaking imparts greater injury to the brain. >> lee, kids are under enormous pressure in high school to play a lot of these contact sports. how is it possible for a parent to try to curb that behavior if you want to? >> a lot of my parents' kids don't want them to play football. but i think that what parents have to the is come together and say how can we make this safer for our kids.
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we're all learning about sideline concussions and when we need to pull kids and not push them back in there. we need to come together on this. what we're doing we're sacrificing these short term glory on the field for a long term effect and heal and well being down the road. >> what would you modify about the sport? >> in football i would eliminate tackle football. i would certainly keep the game of football. below the age of 4 it would be flag football. teach the skills of tackling. just don't barb bodies and heads and bring people to the ground. use tackling dummies to learn the skills. in ice hockey simply full bodychecking is out below the age of 14. in soccer, this one is tough for some but i would eliminate heading because it's in the act of heading that all head injuries happen in soccer. >> lee, do you think there's a ground swell among parents to push for these changes? >> no. i on the think enough parents are aware or take it seriously. i think we live in a society
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where the sports culture is so pervasive. but i say to parents all the time, especially friends whose kids are in the football, he's not is going to be a professional player. why are you so, you know, why are you pushing this. >> colleges push for it. i mean colleges want to see the well-rounded kid that has done it all. >> it's in our culture. i would deed you putting helmets on field hockey, girls lacrosse. what is wrong with that? >> there's nothing wrong with it. it's in the book. definitely, lee, it should to be done. because in those two sports almost all concussion happens from being struck in the head or face with a stick. if you have a helmet on with face protection you eliminate almost all conkugs in those two sports. >> thank you both for being with us this morning. >> later, is she real or animae. that that and other stories
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time for a look behind the headlines. first one, olive garden reviewer receives journalism award. congratulations to marilyn hagerty. we spoke with her in march after her olive garden review became an internet sensation. the "village voice" said she received the al newhart in excellence media award. bald men appear more manly according to a new report in "time" magazine. guys without hair are not only more manly but more dominant than other men. that's not all. they are also perceived as taller, stronger and greater
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potential as leaders. >> teen turns herself into real-life animae girl. this girl is 5'2". weighs about 90 pound. the "daily mail" said it takes 30 minutes to apply makeup to each eye. her youtube video has gotten 30,000 hits. >> that's spooky. >> it is. when life imitates animae. >> later there's a reason you never say which kid is your favorite. >> look at you. your whole life you've always been mom's favorite. right? 75% you, 25% me. >> what you got a pie chart? [ laughter ] >> no pie. cake. >> more parents are coming clean and there are long term effects. your local news are next. the rest of you stick around,
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you're watching cbs "this morning saturday". which article in the "time" magazine has a lot of people talking why mom likes you best. then the radio show host in canada who said guys i like my older son better. which makes us question everything. >> on his blog he started off saying, admit you got a favorite child as well. >> in fact most people say they do have a favorite child. >> i don't know. i'm one of seven kids. i can't imagine my mom or dad -- mom is watching. mom, what do you think? it just seems there's got to be some pretty devastating effect to the other six kids if i was the favorite. you know what i mean? new made an interesting point. >> well i was one of two. i don't think i ever felt like i
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was a favorite. which is the point you were referring to. >> the point is you're a father and you were saying it depends on timing. it's not a 100% thing. >> i think you relate to your kids, depending on their age, better at different points in time. it's not always the same. they go out of phases and sometimes i connect better than others. >> whether you verbalize it or write it in a blog. at my grandmother's funeral i said i know i was the favorite. each of my cousins thought they were her favorite. that's what you do when you love a child. you don't write it or blog it if you have one. >> i think that's exactly right. and i think if you're a parent you work all the time. try to make everybody feel like you're the best. >> my parents did that for my sister and i. definitely. >> stay with us. ,,,,,,,,
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♪ welcome to cbs "this morning saturday." i'm anthony mason. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. >> coming up an emotional reunion, two brothers their dad dies and mom can't work. they see each other for the first time in years. we'll talk to them about this incredible moment. >> then a special visit from hollywood royalty. julie andrews and her daughter are here to talk about their new kids book," a treasury for all seasons." a canadian father breaks an unwritten rule. he admits to having a favorite child and the blogs explode. it turns out many parents may feel the same way. but first our top story this half hour. gasoline prices in
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california are at an all time high. the average price of a gallon of unleed regular surged to $4.61 this morning. that's the highest in the nation. refinery and transmission priar fueling the prices. the high prices are forcing some stations to close. >> reporter: california is in the middle of a black gold rush. a race to fill the tank before the price at the pump jumps. >> scary situation. >> no choice. >> reporter: with wholesale fuel costs skyrocketing a gallon of gas at this stationarily hit $6 friday. they posted a note explaining it's not their fault. and they are right. the problem is california's gasoline refinery. there are just 14 of them and two have been shut down. one caught on fire in august. a power outage posed another this week.
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it's a crippling blow. almost all of california's oil is refine in state because of environmental regulations and special fuel blend. the short supply has driven up the cost. >> we're not making more money today. because what has happened to us is the price we pay for gasoline has gone up more than the price that we've charged the consumer. >> reporter: that's why this station owner is shutting his pumps down. it would cost him $20,000 more to fill them up than just a week ago. he blames the oil company. >> understand everybody wants to make money but don't try to be greedy. as simple as that. >> reporter: he tells us he'll keep his pumps off here until the price of fuel drops hopefully within the next week or two. more cbs "this morning saturday" been tracey. >> to men from tunisia are in custody in turkey reportedly in connection with the deadly attack on the consulate in
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libya. four americans including ambassador christopher stevens were killed. defense secretary leon panetta said he doesn't know if they are linked to al qaeda. >> the fbi said a border patrol agent killed near bisbee, arizona may have died accidentally from friendly fire. nicholas ivie died on tuesday. a second agent was wounded. both were responding to reports of people trying to enter the u.s. illegally. details of the shooting have not been released. heavy rain and driver error are blamed for triggering a massive pileup on interstate 75 along florida's west coast. more than 50 people were injured in 12 separate crashes on friday. near the border between sarasota and manatee counties. two were injured. 75 was re-opened after six hours. >> the national league playoff wild card game ended in protest. the cardinals trailed but a late
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game rally was halted when a pop up to left field was called an automatic out under the flash flood fly rule. atlanta fans unhappy with the umpire's call trashed turner field. st. louis will play washington on sunday in the division series. in the american league wild card game the baltimore orioles defeated fairfax 5-1 and advanced to play the yankees. >> which team has beaten both the braves and cardinals in the world series? my minnesota twins. that's how i know. i watched it. all right. it's about four minutes after the hour. time now for another check of the weather with lonnie quinn. that's not fair to give pop quizzes that i know. >> pop quiz? this is an infield fly. takes place on the infield. let's talk about the sunshine state because sunshine state not so sunshiny today. showers and storms kicking in for you. also snow in this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored byes of the eastern rockies. higher elevations up to a foot of snow.
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this line of rain as a cold front separating warm air from cold air. back side of that front has cold air and freeze alerts for columbia, wichita. dropping out of the 20s and 30s tonight. cold out there. that cold air has you thinking fall foliage trips. peak foliage for northern new england and areas around the western great lakes. get out check out some pretty colors, guys. that's a quick look at the national picture. hre you go with a closer look now at your weather for the weekend. have a great day, everybody. rebecca, over to you. >> two brothers separated by war are back together. their emotional reunion has
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taken the internet by storm and caught one of them completely by surprise. >> reporter: when the portland trail blazers selecteded this seven-footer in this year's nba draft it was a dream come true for the 20-year-old after a lifetime of hardship and perseverance. he was raised in illinois, in a town of 8,000, two hours west of indianapolis. his father died suddenly when he was just 6. along with his 8-year-old brother and mother the family fell on hard times. forced to sleep together on the living room floor without electricity or furniture. >> with hardship and getting through hardship that only helps bring people closer together. >> reporter: growing up he thrived on the basketball court. it then led to a scholarship at the university of illinois. bailey enlisted in the military
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serving two tours in afghanistan. he hadn't seen his brother play in two years when he shocked him last march. meyers tweeted the video this week. since then half a million watched this emotional video. we can only guess how many got through it with a dry eye. bailey leonard is here with us this morning and joining us from training camp in portland, oregon is his brother. so nice to have both of you with us. good morning. >> good morning. >> meyers, i want to begin with you. what went through your mind when you see your brother for the first time in age, such a surprise. >> it was such a real moment. it was an unbelievable surprise. i hadn't seen him in so long. and there was just so many emotions running through my body. i was so excited to see him.
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but i was relieved that he was finally back. it was just a very real moment. >> bailey, how long had it been since you two had seen each other? >> around nine months. i had seen meyers before i went on my second deployment. >> hat made you decide to surprise him? >> about a month before i came home. and where i was at. i didn't have a lot of phone or internet service on a regular basis. his girlfriend actually sent me a long message on facebook saying hey we have this idea. started to talk to her. she started to talk to some other people. got to the coaching staff and that's how it got set up. >> good girlfriend, i have to say. mey meyers, through the magic of social media this came together but then so much of us have been able to see it because you tweeted out the wuconderful imas from that moment. what made you decide to do that? >> it just hit me one night that
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i hadn't seen it in a while, i watched it and i decided to tweet it. for me i think social media is a very good way to reach out to fans and just everyone and i try to share my experiences in my life and just show people i'm a real person and not just an nba player so i did that and obviously kind of gone viral now. >> kind of. >> a little bit out of control. meyers, you're a first-round pick in the nba. we heard about some of the hardships you went through growing up. that must have been an extraordinary feeling to hear your name called out. >> draft night was an unbelievable night. but not only for me, the ability to share it with my family and friends, to have gone through everything with me was the best part. to have my brother, my mom, coach weber, and all the other people at my table and then all
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my friends in the stands, it was just very unbelievable. >> bailey, what are the chances you're going to move to portland now that you're off active duty and be in the stands more frequently. >> as far as moving to portland permanently i have no idea to be completely honest. it all depends on as far as the future coming up. but as far as being able to see games now, i have a lot more access to that. very excited for that. >> we're thrilled to bring you bailey. thank you for being here. thank you for your service. meyers, thank you for joining us. a great story. >> up next a spoonful of poems and of songs. >> how about you? >> very well. hold this for me. mary poppins, practically perfect in every way. >> she's still practically
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perfect in every way. julie andrews and her daughter will talk about their new book. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday".
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♪ we are giving a royal welcome to julie andrews morning. her legendary career spanned broadway and hollywood from mary
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poppins to "the princess diaries." >> place the hands gracefully on the knee. >> charlotte, i think it's time for tea. >> and she's also a best selling author along with her daughter. their new children's book is called "treasury for all seasons." poems and songs to celebrate all the year. it's so nice to have you with us. >> thank you for having us. >> have to say, it's so sweet watching the 2005 you together. because the two of you were holding hands a moment ago getting ready for this. >> that's what a mom does. >> collaborating on so many books. this one is stunning. >> this is a companion. we did a first volume and now this is a treasury for all the seasons. the other of just favorite poems. >> these are poems and songs to celebrate the year.
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holidays throughout the year, all kind of holidays everything from the famous ones to arbor day. >> kwanzaa and ramadan and flag day. >> i love the illustrations in this book. how did you put this all together? >> a lot of research. >> the poems were an enormous amount of research. >> this book -- there are favorites. >> you did the bulk of the research. >> but also -- >> you have no use or -- some songs in there too because some of the lyrics of songs are so beautiful and they are poems. >> you're living on separate coasts. how do you work together and collaborate on this? >> well with the time difference it can get very difficult. she usually says mom i can only do it at 10:00 in the morning because i got the rest of my day. i'm thinking that's 7:00 my time. i stagger out of bed and i
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spritz a little bit thinking it will make me ready to be okay. >> she's more and more on the east coast. >> i'm in the process of transferring back. >> you've done this together 22 times. >> this is book 22. >> we published more than that. >> we have five more coming out teen now and the end of next year. >> so you got this collaboration things down. >> we're getting there. >> practice, practice, practice. it's been great fun and we have different strengths and we have such a lot of fun doing it. >> what were you like as a mother. everybody has a vision of you as a mother. >> i don't quite think i was mary poppins. >> no. >> i suppose there were parts of me. i know that it was, i tried very -- i had five children so getting up in the morning. >> great effort no matter how
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hard she was working or how late she was working she was there to make us breakfast before we went to school in the morning and be as much as a mom and family has always been your first value. >> parent-teacher meetings. and all that. all the things that mums do. i think that being a working mum is okay as long as you know that children are safe and good. but your antenna is up the whole time and mine was and i think if children aren't right you can't be right yourself. >> i'm sure you asked yourself a million times. what was the highlight of your career from your pest? -- perspective? >> yes. the thing you most value. i think the education i got probably from my early days on broadway, working with a gentleman who directed "my fair lady."
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that was the greatest learning experience of my life. i was racing and trying to catching up with everything i learned. i was young and an amateur in a way. and mark was my mentor. i had many mentors in my life but he was a very important one. in terms of the movies they've all been -- each one has been a learning experience and the ones i did were great, lovely things to do. >> thank you both so much for being with us. >> thank you for having us. >> it's been a treat. >> thank you. >> coming up next, does mom like you best? we'll ask two experts if it's okay for a parent to admit they have a favorite child. we'll ask julie andrews that question. you're watching cbs "this morning" saturday. [ male announcer ] when these come together,
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firestorm of controversy after he posted on a parenting blog that he had a favorite child. well he's not alone. >> do you have a favorite kid? >> yeah. >> yes. >> do you agree on your favorite? >> yeah. by the way even though we don't -- and guess what? you guys all have favorite kids too. >> he knows tight. the other kids know it too. it's accepted. he's just nicer to us >> he is nicer to us. >> which one is it? >> we don't really admit it but it is joaquin. >> here to discuss whether playing favorites is much more common than generally believed our child psychologist dr. jennifer hart stein and arthur cluger. >> do parents have favorites? >> absolutely. >> we agree on that. one of the studies that we looked at at "time" magazine
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showed 65% of all fathers and 70% of all mothers exhibit a preference for one child. keep in mind the key word here is exhibit. because the other ones may simply be doing a better job of covering it up. >> can that be harmful. >> it depends on how you're exhibiting it. if you're showing a preference to the kid that's the kid you take when you go out. the other child is left home, they are going to feel potentially less worthy, less important and do internalize that and feel less validated. you have to be mindful how it can impact on both kids. the other might feel i'm the greatest i get everything i want. that's not so great for them later in life. you want to be careful how you exhibit. but loving and liking your children are two different things and you have to be aware you might like one more than the other. that's just a fact. >> we were talking about this earlier. at some point in time i think i
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like certain of my children more than i like them at other times. what parents say i love you all i just love you differently. >> that's exactly right. what we were just saying the idea of loving and liking, keep in mind, parents can love their children with an equal laid down my life fer -- ferosity. maybe i have a son who is an athlete he may be my favorite. but if i have an artistic tied my daughter might be my favorite. these things play out in domains. >> that what happens in the article, we were talking about
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my 5-year-old can do more than my 2-year-old. it just means in this moment i can do more with you or i can relate to you better and isn't that how all of our relationships in our lives are. >> don't you have to be careful about saying something like that out loud and the way you say it. >> absolutely. that's where the backlash comes. now it's out there. 15 years from now when we blog about our dad or search our dad, we might feel badly. it was important that we are mindful about what we say, how we say it, how we put it out there, how our actions will show our kids what we are and who we are. >> that's a real shock. i'm sure that's going to come as a huge surprise to people. you need to be more careful to your kids. >> exactly. another important thing is even if, as we saw in the clip, it's an open secret in the family that there's a favorite, there's an act of love in the mere fact of denying that.
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at least they know you're trying from text them. >> thanks guys. >> thanks. >> thanks. >> we're back. this conversation is so interesting. lonnie is getting in on it. >> one of seven kids i was listening to this. i have to jurenovich in. we love all of our kids. we love the same. like them differently. i guess by verbalizing it, that can be harmful. why can't we say look, you're my favorite, nate when i want to play basketball. really you're my favorite if i want to take a hike in the woods. i love you both, i love you both differently. i like you both. i like you both differently. >> we seem also as a society to be obsessed with clarifyi with .
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he wasn't intending the information for his children he was looking to the community to try to understand how to better handle his feelings. >> i think with all the social media and ways we can get out there we're this media gratification culture. we forget we need to censor ourselves and be careful what we put out there. to your point lonnie we don't necessarily want to say it, but our actions speak louder than words. if you're always the one going hiking with your dad, and maybe your sibling wants to go hiking with your dad but is like well dad always does that lonnie, he won do that with me. it's up to parents to be aware of well how do i make it special for everybody and how do i find that special thing that's our thing. how do we do that. that's important. >> have to put it on the blog. put it on the bhlog to generate some publicity. >> the internet is forever. it's out there. there's no -- lots of prepaid cards
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♪ there's a lot of hustle going on back there. >> welcome back to cbs "this morning saturday." i'm than mason. >> i'm rebecca jarvis. we have an adorable story to tell you about. 7-year-old wants to cut a hard bargain. he write as note because his tooth fell down the drain. he says it was an accident and he's asking the tooth fairy to take his eye lash instead. great bargain. >> the tooth fairy ignored his bad spelling and reportedly accepted his deal. >> think that's a great deal pap tooth for an eye lash. >> like that switch. let's make a deal, lonnie. you do the weather. >> here's something that's near and dear to our hearts. today is national story telling
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weekend. it is. here's how it works. it was founded 38 years ago by a journalism teacher. he felt hey the one quality you have to have to be good in this business got to be able to tell a good story, whether it's like rebecca, weather, sports, you got to tell that good story and paint the picture with your words which i'll do right now weather wise because we have a big old cold front which will change things for this portion of cbs "this morning" sponsored by of mid-atlantic and northeast. temperatures will go from the 70s to the 50s in about 24 hours from boston, new york city and washington, d.c. some rain involved as well. you'll then tap into that cold air sticks around for quite a while. that's a quick look at the national picture. here's a closer look at the weather right now for your weekend.
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all right. remember that cold front i talked about in the mid-atlantic. look how this exits. spartanburg, south carolina, today 81 degrees. tomorrow 64 degrees. and spartanburg you're my shout out this morning and the reason why is because this is where you can go to see the whole world this weekend. they are hosting the spartanburg international festival. what's that? visitors can travel to austria, to africa just by walking down a street in spartanburg. this year switzerland is the honored country. get your yodel on and head to spartanburg. thank you for watching cbs "this morning saturday." >> every time you fly you may ask yourself where is the safest place to sit if the plane crashes. a new series debuts tomorrow night on the discovery channel
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called curiosity. it tries to answer that question by crashing a jet loaded with dummies. >> and the lead scientist on this project, great to have you with us, doctor. good morning. >> good morning. nice to be here. >> you crash a boeing 727 into the desert. what your hoping to accomplish? >> yeah. what we were trying to accomplish, obtaining some good scientific data that can be used in the future to improve airplane safety and to help inform the designs of seats and interiors. >> how do you actually -- how do you actually going about doing this. it's not every day people are crashing planes deliberately. >> that's right. so the airplane had three pilots on board that were parachutists, and there was a remote control system and so the airplane was
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flown from, it was down in mexico over to the crash site and then the three pilots transferred control of the airplane over to a remote control system and they parachuted out and then a chase airplane that was operating the airplane by remote control crashed it into the desert. >> and what happens on impact crashing into the desert. >> it was pretty dramatic. the nose and cockpit buckled under the airplane and was basically run over by the aircraft. the first ten rows of seats were completely destroyed. and the rest of the fuselage remained intact. >> wow. so the lesson from this is where is the best place to sit? >> yeah. well, you know, we measured the forces as they come up through the aircraft flow and into the seats and the passengers. of course the first ten rows were completely destroyed so they would have been
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nonsurvivable. area just behind that but in front of the wing had potential for serious injury but was survivable. and then over the wing it was moderate injuries and survivable. and then in the back was, would you have been fine if you were wearing a seat belt. >> at the beginning of every flight the stewardesses on the flight say put your head between your knees. is that something that would work? >> yeah. in fact we looked at that, because there hasn't been a lot of research and information about how the brace position does work. we had crash test dummy, one in the brace position and one sitting upright with 32 censors all over their body measuring all their potential for injury and we found lower injury potential with the crash brace dummy and the reason is because their body doesn't flail as hard and hit the interior, lowers
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their impact injuries. >> we'll now always be sitting in the rear of the plane. thank you very much for being with us this morning. and curiosity premiers tomorrow night. >> coming up connect, celebrity chef, jose garces dishes up a latin flavor and his ultimate dish spanish rice with shrimp and lobster. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday". so, when i shop -- i earn twice as much with double extrabucks rewards. that's two times the rewards! yeah, that's what double is. i know. i was agreeing with you. it's two times. act fast and sign up at cvs.com/doublebucks for double quarterly extrabucks rewards. don't miss getting double quarterly extrabucks rewards. i love 'em! can your moisturizer do that? [ female announcer ] dermatologist recommended
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♪ we are doubling down on the dish this morning with iron chef and james beard award winner, jose garces he amassed a culinary empire with 15 restaurants in five cities. his latest cookbook "the latin road home" is due out next week. >> he received the james beard award for best chef in mid-atlantic. he joins us with his ultimate dish, braced chicken thighs. good morning. tell us about your ultimate dish. >> the ultimate dish, this is a dish that comes from spain and i feel like it encompasses latin food and the latin road home. there's rice, chicken, seafood and has that comforting feel that really brings it home for
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me. >> i love the kick and spice in that. what gives it a kick. >> smoked paprika. >> i'm eating this. >> that is a peruvian dipping sauce. >> i just took a big bite. i still love it. >> which that, again, the latin road home encompasses five countries that inspired my cooking, spain, metroplex could, peru and ecuador and cuba. >> what's this? >> just a little sangria. >> you started out cooking in your grandmother's kitchen. >> yes. >> how did that inspire what you're doing? month my grandmother is 91 and was a fantastic cook. and she inspired me so much i named my first restaurant after her. and she was just about flavor, about technique, and i mean she continues to cook very well. >> now you've opened five restaurants this year?
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>> actually seven believe it or not. and yeah. it's been a lot of fun. i have a great team that gets us there pretty much day in and day out. >> you are running 15 restaurants now? >> 15 restaurants. it can to be done. in a good way. >> how? >> how, again. just a great team. great senior level management. great chef. general manager. they make it a lot of fun. when they are into the culture the food culture and what we do in the business it makes it easy. >> how difficult is it to be in the food services these days given what's happened in the economy and given what's going on in this country and around the world. >> well i think when you surround yourself with passionate people who care and you can bring forth a quality product day in and day out that's what makes -- >> consistency sounds very important. >> consistency. in our industry, ep in the restaurant industry it's always evolving every day. you have to stay on top of
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things. you have to keep things fresh. >> in all these awards you won what's the most valuable one to you? >> oh, gosh. >> we know you for iron chef. what did that mean? >> iron chef was a great, it was a moment in my career where i was on the rise and it was something that brought me back, really brought me back to the kitchen in a competitive way. it's been gratifying and i love to compete. >> who would you have this meal with? >> i would love to have this meal with my grandma who is again truly inspirational. she's 91 years old. still does it. she was in my home this year making empanadas. >> would you mind signing our dish for us. >> wouldn't mind at all. >> jose garces, thank you. for more on chef jose and the dish go to cbsnews.com/thismorning. >> from a bitter breakup to a
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♪ >> this morning in our second cup cafe, singer-songwriter tristan prettyman burst on the scene several years ago. in 2008 her cd "hello" hit number one. >> then after a recent breakup she turned heartache into song. here form her new hit single "my oh, my," tristan prettyman. ♪
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♪ ♪ >> tristan prettyman. good for us. thank you so much for being with us. >> thank you. >> you took four years off? >> i did. >> what was that all about? >> i got a little burned out
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playing music. i just felt like i needed to take some time to redefine myself. redefine and find also. just sort of take some me time. i toured for about 6 1/2 years. two records. nonstop. >> then you had surgery. >> i had two polys on my vocal chords. i was supposed to make another record. go on full tour and i cancelled everything. >> was that scary? >> it was. amazing how sometimes when life derails it it ended up being the best. i'm grateful for the whole journey. >> we're grateful for you being with us. don't go away, tristan will be right back with an encore performance from her new cd. you're watching cbs "this morning saturday". th ♪ moving in with my daughter n tand her family. it's been pretty tough since jack passed away. it's a good thing you had life insurance
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tomorrow on cbs sunday morning i'll have an interview with rock and roll legend pete townsend. >> up didn't like woodstock? >> i hated it. >> why. >> because of the disorganization. >> it ended up being important for the band. >> vitally important. if we weren't there i don't think we would have succeeded much further. >> and now tristan prettyman is back with an encore performance. she will sing "i was going to marry you." >> have a great weekend everybody. >> thanks for being with us. ♪
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>> you were going to marry jason and a number of the songs like this one on the album are about that. >> there's a couple. got to be honest. i've been writing about it regardless who or what. this was a therapeutic process for me. this time like more so than ever. you get your heartbroken, you go through something tough and music was one thing that was there for me. also through all that i fell so much more in love with music. this is a record i'm proud to share. >> i would think every song you write is therapeutic. >> it is. i'm always journalling. >> thank you. have a great weekend. thank you. ,,,,,,,,,,
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